The Alaska Region Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Center is seeking an energetic, skilled and highly-experienced (Alaska major-hub based) Training Manager to join our team. If you enjoy taking a lead in virtual and in-person trainings that will guide participants in project planning, application development, and project management this may be the job for you! In addition, you will provide support and assistance throughout the grant recipient’s project process. Experience with ANA is highly desirable.
The Alaska Region TTA Center through a contract with Administration for Native Americans (ANA) works to strengthen the capacity of Tribes and Tribal organizations in Alaska to develop, apply for, and manage community-based projects that increase the self-sufficiency and achieve ANA’s vision that “Native Communities are Thriving.”
The Training Manager must have a high level of expertise in MS Office, Zoom, Google Drive and SharePoint; with the ability to create visually engaging PowerPoint and other training materials.
This is a 100% remote (work from home)position. Travel will be required at some point in the future. Competitive salary with benefits. Provide a Resume and Cover Letter.
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*Preference shall be given to eligible and qualified Alaska Native and American Indian applicants pursuant to P.L. 93-638 Indian Self Determination Act.
· Design and deliver training materials and conduct trainings for project planning, pre-application, post-award, and grantee meeting to help ensure that applicants and grantees are successful with their projects. Takes the lead on regionally hosted webinars.
· Design and deliver staff and consultant training on all ANA TTA materials and processes as well as staff development and cross-training.
· Collaborate with regional training centers,Universities, and other organizations to leverage the use of training facilities, videoconferencing equipment and assets, to maximize the impact and reach of the T/TA Center’s training.
· Manages the professional Training Consultant Pool, subject to Regional Director final approval, and ensures that no less than 2 fully trained Training Consultants are available in the pool.
· Ensures contractor compliance with HHS meeting and conference planning terms and conditions as applicable.
· As needed, provide electronic technical assistance for applicants and current grantees to help ensure they are successful with their projects.
· Provide on-site technical assistance to ANA grantees as needed/requested by ANA.
· Attend ANA quarterly and grantee meetings as required.
· Assist ANA staff with impact evaluations as requested.
· Conduct risk assessments for ANA Region III grant funded projects.
· Provide regional support as necessary and assist with special projects as requested by ANA and Regional Director.
· Collaborate with ANA staff and other regional TA contractors on the development and implementation of sustainability tools and marketing materials.
· Participates in ANA panel reviews and develops related training materials.
· Other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution; preferred, Master’s Degree.
Experience: Minimum of five (5) years’ experience providing training to adult participants,preferably in cross-cultural environments, and demonstrated experience of knowledge and skill in adult instructional design and curriculum development.
Minimum of 3 calendar years delivering capacity building services in
Native communities through onsite visits, virtual training and assistance, classroom in person training and assistance in achieving funding and developing the capacity of Native Communities.
Minimum of 3 years of experience using MS Office; MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint for course presentations, development, and revision.
Minimum of 3 years’ experience working on community‐based projects in native communities in one or more of the following areas: social and economic development, language revitalization, and environmental regulatory enhancement; and grant writing experience.
Excellent writing, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Proficiency in Word, Excel, Adobe, Smartsheet, Zoom and other web-based programs and virtual facilitation and distance delivery teaching skills.
Ability to communicate clearly with a variety of audiences.
Ability to produce high quality, clearly written, jargon-free, and grammatically correct documents of varying length.
Ability to reduce large amounts of information to concise points.
Extensive knowledge of rural Alaska ANA programs and requirements.
A comprehensive understanding of adult and cultural learning styles.